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Stop Getting Injured!  Incorporate these 3 things into your life to minimize the injuries so you can continue doing what you love.

Tip #1: Why are you getting injured?  Figure out the root issue There are multiple reasons you can get injured and it is entirely up to you to experiment to see what the problem is.  Tip #2 is going to be your biggest bet of what the root issue is but there are other things… Continue reading Stop Getting Injured!  Incorporate these 3 things into your life to minimize the injuries so you can continue doing what you love.

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Using Injuries to Your Advantage

I used to stress out about having the onset of an injury because that meant less training and it threatened to pause my running. But, I also used to stress out about not having the onset of an injury, because I was wondering if I wasn’t pushing hard enough. I was so totally confused. Yet… Continue reading Using Injuries to Your Advantage

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3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation

Motivation, as I’ve said before, is fleeting, just like our feelings.  It comes and goes in the moment.  Motivation could actually be easily classified as a feeling.  It’s a good feeling that makes us want to get something done. Though there are many reasons why you may be lacking motivation, here are the top three… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation

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Mo Half Marathon Recap

I can’t begin to explain the peace that I had going into this race as well as actually running it.  For about two weeks prior God had been laying on my heart Isaiah 26:3, “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” Even with a… Continue reading Mo Half Marathon Recap

As A Person, back to the basics, Core, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, motivation, Our Focus, pain, Podcast

The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them

I took a survey a few months ago to see what some of the most common frustrations of a runner are and it was surprising that these three where literally all there was besides a few personal, more specific issues. Lack of Motivation Lack of Time Reoccurring or Constantly Fighting Injuries Do you have any… Continue reading The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them

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How to Climb that Mountain

4 Tips to Effectively Climb the Mountain God has Called you to Climb “Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the Lord do that which is good in His sight.” -1 Chronicles 19:13 One beautifully humid morning as I headed… Continue reading How to Climb that Mountain

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What is God’s Purpose in Pain?

Many of us hate pain.  Actually, I’ve yet to meet someone who loves pain.  Even as a runner, I guarantee most do not like the painful part of working out. There have been a couple times I have almost passed out because of too much pain.  Some throw-up, some have anxiety attacks; the reactions vary… Continue reading What is God’s Purpose in Pain?

Our Focus, pain, prayer, Racing, recovery, Relax

7 Tips for a Better Recovery

Recovery can be one of the toughest points of training, both physically and mentally, whether we are recovering from a spiritual or physical workout. Yet, recovery is a huge factor in training that is often over-looked or underrated.

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Attention! Part Two of the the Best Race Ever

Part Two: This Half Marathon was the best race I’ve ever run. For the last three miles, I was covered in sweat. It was windy, temps were below freezing, and I do not do well in the cold. Besides that, I was now badly dehydrated and my body threatened to cramp up, pass-out, and upchuck the fuel I had recently ingested. But it was during these last few miles that God showed me more of Himself in a beautiful way I’ll never forget!

faith, feelings, Letting Go and Letting God, marathon, Nature, Our Focus, pain, Praise Report, prayer, Racing, Training the Mind, Uncategorized

Attention! This Was the Best Race I have Ever Ran

This Half Marathon was the best race I’ve ever run. For the last three miles, I was covered in sweat. It was windy, temps were below freezing, and I do not do well in the cold. Besides that, I was now badly dehydrated and my body threatened to cramp up, pass-out, and upchuck the fuel I had recently ingested. But it was during these last few miles that God showed me more of Himself in a beautiful way I’ll never forget!